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Six Steps to Maintaining Mental Wellbeing During the Winter Months

Posted by K Clark on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, In : Building Structure 
As the seasons change and we move towards winter many people can struggle with their mood and motivation. This is in part due to changes in light levels and intensity.  Also many find the run up to Christmas stressful and we are often more prone to winter bugs like flu.  This is why it is important to make an extra effort to be kind to yourself and take extra care of your mental and physical wellbeing.
 

1. Sunlight & light therapy
During the winter months the days will shorten in the lead up t...

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Nine Tips for Keeping Warm on a Budget

Posted by K Clark on Sunday, December 14, 2014, In : Managing Money 

If you are on a tight budget then winter can be a worrying time as it's often when the energy bills will increase. Below are some tips for keeping warm without spending lots of money.

1. Insulation
Thick curtains that completely cover the windows will help keep warmth in and cold out.  Another suggestion is to check if your local council is running any schemes to help you insulate your home.  Closing doors between rooms will also help to hold in heat, especially if you are using a portable heat...

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Katherine Clark I am experienced mental health worker with 15 years experience working with young people and adults with enduring mental health needs. I have set up this blog to share some of the tips and skills I have learnt along the way. If you have any suggestions or particular questions you would like me to answer feel free to email me at enquiries@essentiallifeskills.org







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